Archive for the ‘Museums’ Category

What Do Floyd Bennett, A Boeing C-97, and the Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation Have in Common?

On November 7, 2017, Floyd Bennett Field (KNOP) in Brooklyn, New York witnessed its last scheduled fixed wing flight departure fly off into history. Floyd Bennett Field has seen the likes of famous aviators such as Howard Hughes, Amelia Earhart, Major Jimmy Doolittle, Douglas ‘Wrong Way’ Corrigan, Jaqueline Cochran, Wiley Post, James Haizlip and now […]

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE – THE BASE & THE HISTORY

Lockheed Martin C-5 Galaxy Dover Air Force Base In Maryland had its first Air Show in eight years – “Thunder Over Dover; Celebrating Our Heritage” – on August 26th – 27th, 2017. It was no small event with over 70 airplanes on the Hot Ramp and the Static Ramp and drawing over 150,000 plane-crazed spectators […]

2017 Thunder Over Michigan!

    You never know what you will see or hear in the skies around Detroit’s Willow Run International Airport located in Ypsilanti MI. Willow Run has a little of everything from locally based USA Jet or Kalitta freighters to the more exotic Aeronaves De Mexico DC9’s. If you want to go one step further […]

2017’s Wings Over Camarillo Warbirds…

    Every August, a wonderful air show takes place at the Camarillo Airport in Camarillo, California. With beautiful blue skies, moderate temperatures, a nice cool sea breeze, and sunlight that stays behind you the entire show, this air show draws tens of thousands of aviation fans from around the world. Camarillo Airport is home […]